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January 8, 2019



Giffels Webster has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Survey Crew Chief to join our Detroit team.  The position will service clients in a variety of project needs in and around Metro Detroit.  The qualified candidate will have a minimum of 3 - 6 years of experience as a field surveyor with at least 3 years as a Crew Chief.

The successful candidate will assist a wide variety of client types from engineers, contractors, architects, developers, owners, real estate professionals, lawyers and municipalities.  You will work either solely or with Survey Crew Assistants on a variety of tasks such as collecting and processing data for topographic and boundary surveys, GPS network surveys, construction layout, as-builts and 3D scanning.  Survey Crew Leaders set the foundation for all engineering work though the collection of data and protect the firm from errors when performing construction layout. 

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December 18, 2018


Project Surveyor


The Project Surveyor is responsible for completing survey portion of project by acting as liaison between field and office surveyors and project management.



Duties & Responsibilities


·         Coordinate daily activities of at least one field crew and/or survey technician

·         Responsible for understanding budgeting, project cost control, and meeting project schedules

·         Process and file survey data files, field notes, photos, and sketches

·         Perform CAD work to create and finalize survey drawings

·         Use Excel and survey programs to process, verify data, and run reports

·         Perform daily downloads of data collector files

·         Research deeds and maps, perform boundary analysis, and determinations

·         Maintain exceptional internal and external client relations

·         Achieve performance objectives and financial metrics (see Key Performance Indicator document)

·         All other duties as assigned


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Survey Project Manager

The Land Survey Project Manager is responsible for translating office preparation work to the field crew and technical staff while overseeing survey projects in order to achieve the profitability, safety, quality, and operations objectives of the company.



Duties & Responsibilities


·         Verify the accuracy of data, including measurements and calculations, conducted at survey sites

·         Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed

·         Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain

·         Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed

·         Direct or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles with review to licensed surveyors

·         Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and document related to surveys

·         Write descriptions of property boundary surveys for use in deeds, leases, or other legal documents


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Chief Field Surveyor

The Chief Field Surveyor is responsible for translating project objectives between the office and the field and directing all duties of field survey members assigned to them while performing calculations and appropriate field activities such as construction staking, boundary, ALTA, Right of Way mapping, Aerial and/or topographic surveys and any duties asked of them.



Duties & Responsibilities


·         Operate and maintain care of all surveying and data collection instruments

·         Record the results of surveying and verify the accuracy of data with proper field checks recorded

·         Transmit survey data to the proper files in the computer network, which includes sending data to the office from remote locations on a daily basis, and be able to acquire the data for field use when necessary

·         Prepare legible written field notes and daily records and maintains cut sheets for staking projects

·         Assist in training of staff on field methods and instrument use and care


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